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Final EIS for NAS-JRB

Executive Summary

This environmental impact statement (EIS) evaluates the potential human and natural environmental
consequences of the disposal and redevelopment of the former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base
(NAS JRB) Willow Grove property and any impacts associated with the reasonably foreseeable reuse of
the property in a manner consistent with the NAS JRB Willow Grove Redevelopment Plan
(Redevelopment Plan) (RKG 2012) (Alternative 1), as well as Alternatives 2, 3, and a No Action
Alternative. The U.S. Department of the Navy (Navy) has declared approximately 862 acres of property
at former NAS JRB Willow Grove, in Horsham, Pennsylvania, to be surplus to the needs of the federal
government, in accordance with Public Law 101-510, the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of
1990, as amended in 2005 (BRAC Law).

This document was prepared by the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) in accordance with the National
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (Public Law 91-190, 42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 4321-
4370f); the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA (40 Code of
Federal Regulations [CFR] 1500-1508); DON regulations implementing NEPA (32 CFR 775); Office of
the Chief of Naval Operations M-5090.1; DON Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Implementation
Guidance (NBIG); and other applicable Department of Defense (DOD) and DON policy and guidance.